Scholarships for High School Seniors

College is right around the corner. Here are scholarships open to high school seniors who are off to college in the fall.

Rick and Sherry Murray Medical Futures Scholarship
Sponsor: ALS Association – Florida Chapter
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: July 10, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of Florida who are spouses, children, or grandchildren of a person who has been diagnosed with ALS. Applicant must be currently majoring in any medically related degree or attending any medically related certification program.

TranslationServices.com Scholarship
Sponsor: TranslationServices.com
Amount: $500
Closing Date: July 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate students in the United States who have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on a give topic related to a book that has changed their life.

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UFCW International Scholarship Program
Sponsor: United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Charity Foundation
Amount: Up to $8,000
Closing Date: May 10, 2020extended to July 10, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to UFCW members who have been active since January 1, 2019 or children/dependents of active members if they are unmarried and under the age of 20 on May 31, 2020.

Excellence in Character Scholarship
Sponsor: Oasis Focus Inc.
Amount: $500
Closing Date: July 11, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors attending high school in Dallas or Tarrant Counties in the state of Texas. Applicant must have a strong record of service in the community, participate in extracurricular school activities, a minimum GPA of 3.0, and a family annual income under $50,000.

Debt.com Scholarship for Aggressive Scholarship
Sponsor: Debt.com
Amount: $500
Closing Date: July 10, 2020
Description: Applicant must send proof they have applied to other scholarships, as well as a letter explaining why they need the scholarship and their experience applying for scholarships.

MFMA Scholarship
Sponsor: Maple Flooring Manufactures Association, Inc.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 10, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who will be enrolled during the next academic year. Applicant must submit a personal essay answering one of five given questions. Scholarship is only open to specific majors (too many to list) – see website for details.

$1,000 Easy Scholarship: Fill Out An Easy Pledge to Vote!
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 15, 2020
Description: You could win an easy $1,000 scholarship by filling out our easy pledge to vote this November. All you have to do is share why you plan on voting this fall. It takes less than 2 minutes! Fill out the online pledge form to automatically enter to win a $1,000 scholarship. Only applicable for 18 to 25 year olds. Let’s Do This.

$1,000 Easy Scholarship: Take a Quiz to Learn About Racial Justice & Voting
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 15, 2020
Description: You could win an easy $1,000 scholarship by taking our 2-minute online quiz to educate yourself on the relationship between racial justice and voting. Learn how you and your friends can make a difference by showing up at the polls. Take the quiz to automatically enter to win a $1,000 scholarship. Only applicable for 18 to 25 year olds. Let’s Do This.

$1,500 Easy Scholarship: Give a Friend a Digital Road Safety Card
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: July 15, 2020
Description: You could win an easy $1,500 scholarship by sharing a digital card to help a friend stay safe on the road. About 6 out of 10 teen crashes involve distracted driving, but 81% of people say they’d be less likely to drive distracted if their close friends and family encouraged them not to. Take our Road Safety quiz to receive a customized digital road safety card (or one you can print). Then share the card with a friend to keep them safe while traveling to your favorite spots together when this is over. You’ll protect your friends *and* enter for a chance at a $1,500 scholarship. Win-win!

Altec Design Web Scholarship
Sponsor: Altec Design
Amount: $750
Closing Date: July 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to any student who will be enrolled in an accredited institution for the upcoming fall semester/quarter. Applicant must submit an essay on how they foresee the internet changing their chosen career in the next 20 years.

Ankin Law Office Scholarship
Sponsor: Ankin Law Office
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: July 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate, law school, and graduate school students. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to Uber and Lyft.

Cheryl D. Conkling Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Baton Rouge Area Foundation
Amount: Up to $12,000 ($1,500 per semester)
Closing Date: July 2, 2020extended to July 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors with hearing or other physical hardships who have demonstrated a love of education. Applicant must live or attend school in either Windsor, Colorado; Conroe, Texas; Wilkinson County, Mississippi,; Baton Rouge, Louisiana; or West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana.

Christa McAuliffe Teacher Incentive Program
Sponsor: Delaware Department of Education
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: July 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of Delaware who are incoming or current full-time students enrolled at a Delaware college in an undergraduate program leading to teacher certification and planning to teach in a critical need area as defined by the Delaware Department of Education (see website for details).

Cogan & Power Academic Scholarship
Sponsor: Cogan & Power, P.C.
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: July 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who will be enrolled in full-time undergraduate or graduate programs during fall 2020. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to safety risks at work..

David Hudak Memorial Essay Contest for Freethinking Students of Color
Sponsor: Freedom From Religion Foundation
Amount: Up to $3,500
Closing Date: July 15, 2020
Description: Competition is open to freethinking students of color ages 17-21 who are either high school seniors or students currently enrolled in a college or university. Applicant must submit an essay on a given prompt related to rejection of religion. The contest is offered to provide support and acknowledgment for freethinking students of color, as a minority within a minority.

DePaolo & Zadeikis Law Offices Academic Scholarship
Sponsor: DePaolo & Zadeikis Law Offices
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who will be enrolled in full-time undergraduate or graduate programs during fall 2020. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to workplace safety.

Dependent Children Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: July 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Tennessee residents who are dependent children of Tennessee law enforcement officers, firemen, or an emergency medical service technicians who has been killed or totally and permanently disabled while performing duties within the scope of such employment. Applicant must be an incoming or current undergraduate student at a Tennessee institution of higher education.

Distracted Driving Awareness Scholarship
Sponsor: Christensen Law
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students in the United States who are pursuing post-secondary education at an accredited college or university. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to distracted driving.

Gamewardens Scholarships
Sponsor: Gamewardens Association Inc.
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: July 15, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to sons, daughters, and grandchildren of a Gamewarden.

Jason D. Mills & Associates Academic Scholarship
Sponsor: Jason D. Mills Law Offices
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: July 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who will be enrolled during the upcoming fall in an accredited college or university. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to workers compensation.

Keller Law Offices Scholarship
Sponsor: Keller Law Offices
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who will be enrolled full-time in an accredited community college, college or university, or accredited law school in the fall of 2020. Applicant must describe an incident or write a fictional story of how someone got falsely accused of a crime and how they handled it.

Keller Law Offices Annual Scholarship for Military Veterans
Sponsor: Keller Law Offices
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to military veterans of the United States Armed Forces and to their immediate family members (parents, children, and grandchildren) who will be enrolled full-time in an accredited community college, college or university, trade, or vocational school in the fall of 2020.

Law Office of Matthew L Sharp Annual Scholarship
Sponsor: Law Office of Matthew L Sharp
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who will be enrolled in full-time undergraduate or graduate programs during the upcoming fall term. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to trucking accidents.

Mainor Wirth Academic Scholarship
Sponsor: Mainor Wirth Injury Lawyers
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who will be enrolled full-time in an accredited community college, four-year baccalaureate degree, or accredited law school in the fall. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to rideshare insurance.

Military Scholarship
Sponsor: DePaolo & Zadeikis Law Offices
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to military veterans of the United States Armed Forces and immediate family members (parents, children, and grandchildren) who will be enrolled in an accredited community college, two- or four-year university, trade or vocational school or graduate school in the fall. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to riding a bicycle to work every day.

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